Ricky Lee Ward of Elizabethtown died Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Premier Living, Lake Waccamaw. He was 66.
Born July 25, 1952 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Lonzie Dewit Ward and Cecil Mearle Johnson Ward.
He is survived by his wife, Bessie Lee Tyler Ward of Elizabethtown; four sons: Michael Ward of Myrtle Beach, Richard Ward of Loris, Ricky Lee Ward Jr. of Tabor City, Jonathan Ward of Tabor City; three sisters, Judy Cartrette of Clarendon, Teresa Carter of Loris, Donna Ray of Clarendon; and three grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Annette Watts and Diane Graham.
A memorial service was planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.
Family planned to receive friends following the service in the chapel.
A guest register is available here.